About Peter Tchaikovsky

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Saturday, December 01, 2012

This week on Classics for Kids, learn about Russian conductor Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, who wrote one of the holiday’s most beloved pieces, The Nutcracker.

Music Used within the Program (All composed by Tchaikovsky):

Marche Slav

Serenade for Strings

Rococo Variations

1812 Overture

Symphony No. 4, fourth movement

Eugene Onegin: Polonaise

Piano Concerto No. 1

Nutcracker Suite: Russian Dance

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